Official explains tuition assistance quality assurance program Jun 12, 2013
In testimony before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee, Frederick E. Vollrath said new policies will mandate that all participating institutions sign a memorandum of understanding requiring them to adhere to specific principles of excellence.
Education center helps Soldiers access benefits May 15, 2013
Two of the more common benefits that Soldiers choose to take advantage of are tuition assistance and the GI Bill. The education center and its counselors deal with both frequently, and can help Soldiers to access those benefits.
Marine Corps restores tuition assistance Apr 28, 2013
Marines can now apply for the program to receive a maximum rate of $250 per semester and $4,500 per year toward college courses. However, according to MARADMIN 203/13, retroactive assistance won’t be approved for those who enrolled in classes before April 8, 2013.
Tuition assistance now available Apr 25, 2013
According to the Marine Administrative Message 203/13 concerning TA, it will be approved retroactively for enrolled courses from April 8 and later.
Tuition Assistance is back for 2013 Apr 24, 2013
According to the Air Force Virtual Education Center, education centers will process military tuition assistance requests using the same policies and procedures in place prior to its suspension with a few exceptions.
Tuition Assistance Back For Marines, Accepting New Enrollments Apr 12, 2013
Tuition Assistance has full funding for the 2013 fiscal year and follows the same guidelines as the previous program.
Air Force restarts tuition assistance Apr 10, 2013
The service restarted the program as a result of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013, where Congress called for the MTA program to continue in the current fiscal year.
Barden Education Center offers wealth of scholastic options Mar 29, 2013
There are many financial resource options and educational opportunities available for Soldiers to off-set the cost of pursuing their education. Besides TA, there are Department of Veterans Affairs benefits which include the Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33), the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty, (Chapter 30), the Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606), and the Reserve Education Assistance Program (Chapter 1607).
Seminar informs Marines, Sailors, spouses about alternatives to tuition assistance Mar 21, 2013
The education office at the Jerry W. Marvel Training and Education Building hosted a seminar Tuesday and showcased several options available to Marines, Sailors and their families to help pay for college.
Tuition assistance alternatives Mar 20, 2013
Possible education routes include the Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Air University's online master's degree program, federal grants and federal financial aid.